Publication Date April 4, 2016

If the World has Another Record Warm Year, Will Everywhere be Warmer?

El Nino temperature impact. Image: Met Office

Does it follow that if 2016 is another record year that the UK will experience record weather too? Jeff Knight is a climate scientist with the Met Office Hadley Centre. He said: “Global mean temperatures are not a good way of forecasting the year-to-year variations in UK climate, which depend much more on a range of local factors including pressure patterns, wind directions and sea temperatures around the UK.